The 3rd Annual Southeastern Guitar and Amp Show is proud to present Mr. Joel Kosche. Kosche is most commonly known as the current lead guitarist for the band “Collective Soul.” His undeniable songwriting abilities are showcased in such hits as, “Hollywood,” “You,” and “I Don’t Need Anymore Friends.” Starting out as a professional guitar tech for acts like Steve Winwood and (wouldn’t you know it…) Collective Soul, Kosche has most certainly earned a well-deserved place in modern music. Kosche will be performing at the venue “Deep South” in lively and lovely downtown Raleigh NC (just one block from the Raleigh Convention Center) on September 22nd, and will also be hosting a tech and Q&A clinic at the 3rd Annual Southeastern Guitar and Amp Show on September 22nd at 5pm. Come join us all and help us rock out to some great tunes from Kosche’s first solo album, “Fight Years.” See you there! Buy Tickets to Joels Show
Three of the most accomplished virtuosos in the world in the genre of rock-fusion instrumental, The Aristocrats was formed shortly after January, 2011 after guitar sensation Guthrie Govan, drum phenom Marco Minnemann, and bassist extraordinaire Bryan Beller got together to do an impromptu Bass Bash event during NAMM. The three musicians hit it off so well in terms of musical interplay and chemistry that they immediately said after the show that they need to do this again. That talk evolved into making a debut album and the new fledgling supergroup went into the studio in Chicago in late-April to record the album which will be released in the summer 0f 2011.
The music of The Aristocrats can be viewed as a melting pot of virtuosic guitar instrumental music reminiscent of “G3″ artists like Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, etc.; the legendary 70′s jazz-rock fusion music of seminal bands like the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return To Forever, and Weather Report; the complex progressive rock of Frank Zappa, King Crimson, The Dixie Dregs, and UK; and the rock improvisational spirit of Cream, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jeff Beck, and Mike Landau. Alternately raw, sophisticated, intense, intricate, soulful, eclectic, lyrical and supremely musical, The Aristocrats sets a new standard for excellence in challenging rock-fusion music that retains the energy of rock while exploring the outer limits of fusion that encompasses jazz, progressive, metal, blues, and even modern electronica-techno with a cohesive band sound.
See it and hear it all from this incredible new band that takes the power trio concept to a whole new level. If you are musically eclectic and have always wondered what it’d be like if a band of virtuoso musicians can fuse disparate musical styles and genres into one wholly integrated sound and style, The Aristocrats is the band you’ve been waiting for. The music of The Aristocrats is also where complex musical compositions and tonal soundscapes meet challenging improvisations and creative spontaneity. The Aristocrats is about taking rock-fusion into a new realm of uncharted musical territories. Come see and hear music that is simply unprecedented…
Hey – it would be a good idea to scoop your tickets to 2 of the hottest shows this year!!
Check out Lincoln theaters’ schedule on Sept. 24th & 25th… Both of those shows will sell out fast!!! We recommend grabbing the 2 night pass for $32.00!!!
At this year’s SEGAS, not only do you get the opportunity to play some of the best amplifiers and guitars known to man… You also get the once in a lifetime opportunity to get in on tips and secretes used by the legendary Lee Dickson! If you don’t already know who Lee is, well… where have you been?
Check out this article featuring Lee as well as this video.